30 Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Recipes to Get You Pumped for Fall 

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Nothing says Autumn like pumpkins. This time of year, there are dozens of pumpkin products in stores & restaurants for us to enjoy. I love the way my home smells when I make pumpkin bread. What a wonderful, welcoming fragrance for any home!

I always pick up a few pumpkin products to enjoy but I also like making my own pumpkin goodies. Therefore, I am ALWAYS looking for new recipes that use pumpkin. How wonderful that Good Housekeeping offers, not just a few but 30 pumpkin recipes for all of us to try!

What is your favorite pumpkin recipe? I invite you to share it with me & other women. It’s always fun to learn all the creative ways we use such a basic ingredient like pumpkin. Enjoy!

Sweet & Savory Pumpkin Recipes

Irresistible Apple Desserts 

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I think apples are one of the best foods around. You can do so much with them, making a variety of recipes to please your family. This time of year, apples are abundant with so many varieties that you might have a hard time choosing which ones to try out. Do your homework. Go online to learn more about the different varieties and discover which types work best in all your recipes. BHG has put together a wonderful selection of apple desserts. Try one or two this Autumn. Or, if you feel adventurous, try them all!

 Apple Desserts

16 Pumpkin Drink Recipes to Welcome Fall

16 Pumpkin Drink Recipes to Welcome Fall

There are many things that come to my mind when someone says “Fall.” Apples, sweaters, falling leaves are just a few. Oh, & PUMPKINS! I decorate with many pumpkins throughout my home during autumn. I also make many recipes that use pumpkins. However, I am always looking for new FABULOUS recipes. Country Living has helped with these drink recipes. Now I have a wonderful selection of pumpkin beverages all autumn long… and beyond! Enjoy!

16 Pumpkin Drink Recipes to Welcome Fall

7 Fabulous Fall Menus

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One of my favorite things about Autumn are all the comfort foods I can make again. Most require the oven for preparation & it’s just too hot right now for that! This doesn’t mean I’m not preparing for cooler weather by saving recipes for my family to enjoy once Autumn arrives. Midwest Living has given me a week’s worth of great menu ideas for the cooler weather ahead!

Autumn Menus

Fall Side Dish Recipes You’ll Love

Fall Side Dishes You'll Love

I always LOVE to cook. However, the hot weather of summer sometimes makes it tough for me to work up any enthusiasm for cooking. Now that the temperatures are dropping to the cool level, my creative juices are charging up again. Midwest Living is ready to help me & YOU get back into the kitchen, whipping up fabulous dishes the fall! These recipes also give you a head start on  Thanksgiving. Enjoy!

Fall Cooking

Celebrating Halloween  ,

I loved Halloween as a kid. We always had a party in our classroom. The afternoon began with a parade around the playground. Parents would come to see all of us in our costumes. Once the parade was finished, it was back to our classroom for the party.

Halloween was a treat because each student received a donut and a small bottle of Coke. It may be hard to imagine but this was a big deal when I was in school. We didn’t have soda machines in the school and we were limited to the amount of soda we could drink at home. They came around to each classroom with a wooden case of soda, one bottle for each child. Although it was a simple treat, it seemed very special to all of us.

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Fall Cookie Recipes

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I LOVE to bake. The hot temperatures of summer stop me from heating up the house even more with heat from the oven! This is one of the reasons I look forward to the cooler weather in Fall. I can once again bake to my heart’s desire. For now, I am looking for new recipes to try. Midwest Living has helped with this collection of Fall cookie recipes, including these incredible caramel apple cookies. Can’t wait!

Autumn Cookies